Fashion trends

Hardly any other industry has as high a turnover as the fashion world. What's trendy today will not necessarily be in vogue tomorrow. Trendsetters, fashion journalists, style gurus, stars, bloggers and designers around the world show us what's in and what isn't. Peter Pan collar, ethnic look, animal prints or the little black dress? So that you don't lose track of where fashion is going, we'll search for international trends for you. The most important rule, however, is and remains this: Wear what you like!

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A weekend in the countryside

British country style is celebrating a comeback. With classic tweed suits and tartan patterns, long boots, leather buttons and cosy knitwear. Colour code: earthy tones in every shade, with cream, a little red and, of course, green. Essentially: laid-back, cool and natural.

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Patchwork as art

That’s truly brave: Silvery shimmering patches are combined with net fabric and knitted glitter wool to create an oversized pullover. Wildly patterned patches seem to have been thrown together at random, competing with one another. Colourful strings of pearls swing with every movement. Fake fur and enormous bows join the party too, when it comes to transforming otherwise simple dresses into outstanding and extravagant statement pieces.

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Business as usual?

Certainly not! Trouser suits are all-rounders, making them our number one choice for the office and into the evening. They can be classic, or sometimes made of funky and colourful cord or velvet with a brave seventies look. Hands off anything that emphasises a tailored waist! That’s too stressed and what’s more, totally out. Boyfriend styles and the layered look are much more relaxed.

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The angular 80s are back

Toujours Glamour has come up trumps again – with boxy XL shoulder pads and lavish ruffles. Shiny fabrics, striking cuts with softly falling flounces or sophisticated draping ensure that this high-end fashion turns heads. The motto is clear: Welcome to Dynasty!

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Eternal Denim

This season sees so many variants of the classics that it’s simply too hard to decide. Simple blue trousers are embellished with colourful stitching, romantic embroidered flowers, slight or oversized flares, strikingly worn or ragged seams, open edges, extra-long or cropped.

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It’s all about cool

White t-shirts have a wonderfully fresh look and have been a stylish classic for decades. They are among the basics in every wardrobe. This season, they are an absolute must-have: they are printed with cool messages and (political) statements. Some are “Space Cowboy” shirts, that simply turn heads, others are more “We Should All Be Feminists” (as at Dior).